Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – David Bowie fans beware! Your favorite Bowie album Ziggy Stardust will be played in its entirety at Studio RJ in Arpoador. The Invasores De Marte are bringing back this classic sound and look to recreate a hit in musical and fashion history. Dress the part and expect to sing along to Bowie classics.
Invasores De Marte (Tributo a David Bowie) (Arpoador)
Marked by pop culture, the Ziggy Stardust album from David Bowie has influenced music, fashion, film, and has scandalized the conservative and sexist society. The Invasores De Marte plan to recapture this influential Bowie album as they pay tribute to the one and only by playing the entire Ziggy Stardust album and other David Bowie hits.
Studio RJ – 8:30PM
Av. Vieira Souto, 110, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 2523-1204
Entrance: R$20 with guest list, R$40 without
Icaro dos Santos and Saulo Laudares bring their funky house style to Doiz for their weekly venture Hi-Fi at the charming venue Doiz in Humaitá. Arrive early to enjoy drink specials and happy hour deals!
Doiz – 8PM
R. Capitão Salomão, 55 – Humaitá – Tel:(21) 2179-6620
D-Date continues this week with resident Bernardo Campos and guests. Warm up with a happy hour set as lounge, funk and deep house are played outside on the deck, followed by local and out of town guests to bring the heat inside on the main dance floor. This weeks guests include Joao Fernando and Fred Marchetti from W.E. and Fabo from Nurvus Records. Arrive early for dinner with the fixed price menu chosen specifically for D-Date attendees.
00 – 7PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$25 with guestlist, R$40 without
For 7 years Veneno anticipates the start of your weekend in the best possible way: lots of good music and beautiful people gathered at Casa da Matriz. The first track is the responsibility of the resident DJs Tulio and Newton, who drops pop and rock for all ages.
Casa da Matriz – 10PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$16 with guestlist, R$28 without
Mark Lambert & Os Malandros de Blues (Lapa)
Blues in Lapa is the perfect combination for a nice night out. Restaurant, bar and nightclub Catrin plays host to
Mark Lambert & Os Malandros de Blues for a great night of smooth blues in the Bohemian neighborhood of Lapa.
Catrin – 8:30PM
Rua Men de Sa 63, Lapa – Tel:(21)2222-0328
Forró do Mercado e Mano a Mano + Dj Chicote (Lapa)
Thursday nights at Leviano are strictly for those who want to dance to quality music! The night will feature the best of salsa, forrogroovejazz, samba and more!
Leviano – 10PM
Mem de Sá, 47- Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
PUBS & BARS:
Expand Wine Bar (Ipanema)
For a more laid back night with your significant other, Expand Wine Bar is the place to go if you insist on the best wine selection. Sample top-quality and boutique wines, accompanied by pleasant music and small wine dishes.
Expand Wine Bar
Rua Barão da Torre 358, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2523 2747
Entrance: Not available at time of press
Shenanigan’s Live Music (Ipanema)
Shenanigan’s is always a good choice, with live music, all the sports games and all sorts of pub games such as darts and the only pool table in Ipanema.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: R$25 after 8PM
Gringo Cafe (Ipanema)
Come get your U.S.A. on at the Gringo Cafe, featuring all things great about America, including beers, food and atmosphere. Enjoy mac n cheese, sliders, Heineken and more.
Gringo Cafe –
Rua Barão da Torre 240 Loja A – Ipanema
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